CDC 6C051B : Ultimate Quiz On Contracting Journeyman! Trivia

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CDC 6C051B : Ultimate Quiz On Contracting Journeyman! Trivia

What we have here is the ultimate CDC 6C051B trivia quiz on Contracting Journeyman. It is perfectly designed to help you revise adequately for the upcoming exam while at the same time seeing how you would have scored if this was your actual exam. Be true to yourself and don’t check the answers first — all the best in your revision.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A negotiated contract is
    • A. 

      A solicitation awarded from an invitation for bids (IFB).

    • B. 

      A contract awarded without discussions.

    • C. 

      Any contract awarded without using sealed bidding.

    • D. 

      An awarded contract using noncompetitive methods.

  • 2. 
    What circumstance allows an invitation for bids (IFB) to be converted to a request for proposal (RFP)?
    • A. 

      Time allows for reasonable bidding time.

    • B. 

      Unreasonable prices or only one bid was received.

    • C. 

      The bids were independently arrived at and not collusive.

    • D. 

      There is a reasonable expectation of at least two or more responsible bidders.

  • 3. 
    When compared to sealed bidding, the negotiation process is considered more
    • A. 

      Rigid

    • B. 

      Flexible.

    • C. 

      Expeditious.

    • D. 

      Competitive.

  • 4. 
    Once it has been determined that negotiation of a contract is in the best interest of the government, the contracting officer
    • A. 

      Must award to the responsible bidder offering the lowest price.

    • B. 

      Must award to the responsible bidder offering the lowest price.

    • C. 

      Has to accept the contractor’s proposed profit and fee.

    • D. 

      Has wide latitude in exercising business judgement.

  • 5. 
    When responding to a solicitation for a negotiated action, contractors submit
    • A. 

      A bid.

    • B. 

      An offer.

    • C. 

      A package.

    • D. 

      A proposal.

  • 6. 
    Exchanging information with industry serves what purpose?
    • A. 

      Shortens large bid lists by eliminating contractors.

    • B. 

      Allows the government to determine the lowest price a contractor will propose.

    • C. 

      Improves the understanding of the government’s requirements and industry capabilities.

    • D. 

      Streamlines the acquisition process by reducing the amount of paperwork required.

  • 7. 
    Which statement best describes oral presentation?
    • A. 

      They may be a substitute for written information

    • B. 

      They occur during the final round of negotiations.

    • C. 

      They are evaluated quantitatively and scored by the government.

    • D. 

      They may contain only the information provided in the offeror’s proposal.

  • 8. 
    When are contracting officers relieved from complying with portions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) concerning letter request for proposals (RFPs)?
    • A. 

      When supervising foreign procurement.

    • B. 

      When an urgency exists and FAR compliance would be restricted.

    • C. 

      When permitted under circumstances of other than full-and-open competition.

    • D. 

      Using a letter RFP does not eliminate the requirement to comply with other portions of FAR

  • 9. 
    If a negotiated procurement is to be awarded based on other-than-price and price-related factors, this information is found in solicitation Section
    • A. 

      B, Supplies or services and prices/costs.

    • B. 

      C, Description/specifications/work statement.

    • C. 

      L, Instructions, conditions, and notices to offerors and respondents

    • D. 

      M, Evaluation factors for award

  • 10. 
    Who decides if a preproposal conference is required and makes the necessary arrangements?
    • A. 

      Contract specialist.

    • B. 

      Contracting officer.

    • C. 

      Functional commander.

    • D. 

      Quality assurance personnel.

  • 11. 
    When amending a request for proposal (RFP), what may be changed?
    • A. 

      Quantity, specifications, contract.

    • B. 

      Quantity, contract type, specifications

    • C. 

      Quantity, specifications, delivery schedules

    • D. 

      Defects or ambiguities after the closing date.

  • 12. 
    After the closing date, amendments to request for proposals (RFPs) are provided to
    • A. 

      All interested parties

    • B. 

      Only the top three ranked offerors

    • C. 

      All parties on the original bidders mailing list.

    • D. 

      All offerors that have not been eliminated from the competitive range.

  • 13. 
    Which circumstance would justify canceling a request for proposal (RFP) before closing?
    • A. 

      The incumbent contractor did not submit a proposal

    • B. 

      Several contractors have combined together into a teaming arrangement.

    • C. 

      Changes are so substantial that additional sources likely would have submitted offers.

    • D. 

      The civil servants union submitted a complaint about the ongoing competitive sourcing.

  • 14. 
    The best description of a modification to a proposal is
    • A. 

      A change made to correct a mistake after award.

    • B. 

      A change made after the solicitation’s closing date and time.

    • C. 

      A change made before the solicitation’s closing date and time.

    • D. 

      All changes made after exceeding the maximum number of amendments.

  • 15. 
    The best description of a revision to a proposal is
    • A. 

      A revision amends a change made before the solicitation’s closing date and time.

    • B. 

      A change made after the solicitation closing date at the request of a contracting officer as a result of negotiations.

    • C. 

      A revision corrects a change made before the solicitation’s closing date and time.

    • D. 

      A change made after the solicitation closing date made during negotiations at the contractor’s request.

  • 16. 
    Can a proposal be withdrawn at any time before award?
    • A. 

      Yes, by written notice at any time before award.

    • B. 

      No, the proposal is retained with the contract file.

    • C. 

      No, once submitted, the proposal will be opened at closing.

    • D. 

      Yes, at any time before award, provided the contracting officer writes a determination and finding (D&F).

  • 17. 
    When using a tradeoff process, all the evaluation factors that affect award will be disclosed
    • A. 

      In the solicitation.

    • B. 

      During negotiations.

    • C. 

      In presolicitation notices.

    • D. 

      In the notice to unsuccessful offerors.

  • 18. 
    Which statement is true about the lowest price technically acceptable source selection process?
    • A. 

      Any tradeoffs are okay and are encouraged.

    • B. 

      Exchanges with contractors will not be required or allowed.

    • C. 

      Proposals are ranked based on noncost/price factors.

    • D. 

      Award is made to the lowest priced proposal that meets or exceeds standards

  • 19. 
    Performance price tradeoff allows tradeoffs between which two evaluation factors?
    • A. 

      Technical merit and price/cost.

    • B. 

      Price/cost and past performance.

    • C. 

      Past performance and quality.

    • D. 

      Quality and technical merit.

  • 20. 
    When using source selection procedures, the source selection organization consists of personnel representing
    • A. 

      Government and contractor personnel as needed.

    • B. 

      Government personnel, including one technical member and one contracting member.

    • C. 

      Contractor personnel representing the various functional disciplines involved.

    • D. 

      Government and contractor personnel representing various functional and technical disciplines.

  • 21. 
    Who is normally the source selection authority for procurements?
    • A. 

      Contract specialist.

    • B. 

      Contracting officer.

    • C. 

      Functional commander

    • D. 

      Quality assurance personnel.

  • 22. 
    The source selection authority is responsible for
    • A. 

      The contract award portion only.

    • B. 

      Selection and contract award only

    • C. 

      Selecting the source selection evaluation team only.

    • D. 

      Solicitation, evaluation, selection, and contract award.

  • 23. 
    All are distinct parts that are included in the source selection plan (SSP) except a 
    • A. 

      Source selection team.

    • B. 

      Presolicitation activities.

    • C. 

      Evaluation factors and subfactors.

    • D. 

      Source selection approval document.

  • 24. 
    Evaluation factors and subfactors establish the level an offeror’s proposal must meet in order to be judged minimally acceptable. Therefore, the factors should
    • A. 

      Include every aspect of the solicitation.

    • B. 

      Be quantitative, qualitative, or both.

    • C. 

      Be tailored to each proposal.

    • D. 

      Be quantitative only.

  • 25. 
    “Can potentially cause some disruption of schedule, increase in cost, or degradation of performance,” is the definition of which proposal risk?
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      High

    • C. 

      Medium

    • D. 

      Moderate

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